Boiled salty chicken is a common street food in Taiwan. It’s one of the popular dishes at dinner in the summer. Because it’s made with chicken and vegetables, it wouldn’t be a burden on the body. You can try to cook this delicious and refreshing dish at home. Let’s do it.
YIELD: 2~3 people | Time: 25 min
- 1pound (500g) chicken thighs (or chicken breast)
- 6~8 cloves of garlic
- 2 Chiles (option, if you don’t like spicy, you can use chili or without chili.)
- 2~3 Scallions, trimmed
- Ground white pepper 1/2 teaspoon
- Sesame oil 1 tablespoon
- Chicken stock 100 ml (option, if you like plain and original flavor, you don’t need to add it in water.)
- Salt 1 teaspoon
- Sugar 1/2 tablespoon
Tools & Equipment
Pots and Pans
Grillers Garlic Press
1. Cook chicken thighs in boiled water for 5 minutes on medium heat. Then turn off the heat and let the chicken thighs sit in the broth on the stove, covered, for an additional 10 minutes.
2. Remove the chicken thighs from the pot and peel the skin off the chicken thighs. Let them rest about 5 minutes to cool.
3. When waiting, chop and mince garlic, chili, and scallions. Place on a dish and place aside.
4. Add chicken soup in a small bowl. Add salt and sugar in a bowl and stir. Place aside.
5. Shred or slice the chicken and put the chicken in a food storage container.
6. Add minced garlic, chili, scallions, sesame oil, ground white pepper, and the soup mixture in the container.
7. Put a lid on the food container and gently shake the container until mix well.
8. Serve Taiwanese Boiled Salty Chicken.
Finish and enjoy